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Calling all volunteers! Do you enjoy meeting new people? Getting your hands dirty and making a difference? Just want to learn more about the Nisqually Watershed? Nisqually Stream Stewards is a program of the Nisqually River Council and Nisqually Indian Tribe. During the class, you’ll visit Mount Rainier National Park, […]

Nisqually Stream Stewards – Now enrolling!




The Nisqually River Council, in partnership with the National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program (RTCA), is leading a community-based effort to establish the Nisqually River Water Trail. We need your help! Design and submit your original idea for a chance for your art to become the official […]

Nisqually River Water Trail holds logo contest


Wednesday, May 10th is Give BIG day!  What is Give BIG? It’s an online giving event that was started by the Seattle Foundation to help raise money and awareness for Seattle area non-profits. But the Nisqually River Foundation wants to make it easier for you to support efforts here in […]

Give BIG to support local restoration efforts!




Hi, my name is Zoë Lovell and I am the newest member of the Nisqually River Education Program! I’m a recent graduate from The Evergreen State College and I have a HUGE passion for wildlife. My education has taken me all over the Pacific Northwest studying diverse ecosystems and pressing […]

Welcome, Zoë!


This month’s Executive Director’s Corner highlights the benefits that nature provides us everyday–often without our recognition! Earth Economics, a non-profit based out of Tacoma, worked with the Nisqually River Council to calculate all of these benefits, called ecosystem services, and show how much a healthy ecosystem is worth.  Between $280 […]

Tell Our Story: $280 million to $4.1 billion – Ecosystem ...